Prof Dip SAPhys
RCH Cert3 ICH
Carlie Dixon is the owner and director of Hurn Forest Canine Rehabilitation Limited. Our clinic is based in Christchurch Dorset and also offer home visits covering the Hampshire and Dorset region. Carlie is registered and fully insured member of IRVAP, the Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists and is also registered with the ICH (Institute of Canine Hydro-therapists ).
She holds a level 6 professional diploma in small animal veterinary physiotherapy and a level 3 certificate in small animal hydrotherapy, and attends various CPDs during the year to ensure her skills and knowledge are up to date in order to provide the best treatment possible. Carlie has 6 years’ experience working in a specialist veterinary referral hospital in Hampshire and a further two years’ experience running a hydrotherapy and physiotherapy department in a veterinary hospital in Hampshire. She is passionate about all animals and focuses on positively restoring full health, helping your pet to feel comfortable and to provide a better quality of life. Dogs and other animals mask their pain well and often don't show physical signs of pain until the condition or injury has worsened. Carlie feels it’s her job to be their voice; to discover areas of discomfort and help them with physiotherapy.
Carlie has a keen interest in Neurological and orthopaedic conditions as well as working with older and arthritic animals and improving their quality of life.
Carlie's love and passion for animals stems from a child where she grew up on a farm, often helping to care for the animals. Outside of work Carlie spends her spare time adventuring outdoors with her husband and spaniel Loki. Their pets vary from furry friends to reptiles.